How Far Along: 37 weeks & 2 days
Symptoms: Braxton Hicks Contractions (OW), sore pelvic area (quite an understatement), itchy skin (hello, cocoa butter!), weird skin allergies, swollen feet, aching lower back, & my rings no longer fit :-(.
Energy Level: What? I’m supposed to have energy at this point? Oh. *However, I am forcing myself to continue exercising because baby girl WILL come before or on her due date.
Mood: Anxious but incredibly excited.
Cravings: Pineapple & lots of it.
Food Aversions: Greek yogurt w/ baking chocolate (see last week’s post).
Sleep: Depends on the night, really. I wake up every time I roll over, which is often, but some nights I am actually able to get some solid hours of “beauty” sleep.
Best Moment This Week: Watching hubs install the car seats. I know, I am officially a lame adult.
What I’m Thankful For This Week: Less than 3 weeks left! yes, I am incredibly optimistic.
Funny Story Of This Week: I don’t know but poking baby girl’s butt every time she sticks it up is pretty funny. To me.
Weirdest Pregnancy Dream Of This Week: I have been having a LOT of labor & delivery dreams.
How Has My Body Changed This Week: Swollen feet. 😦
How Far Along: 36 WEEKS
Symptoms: Braxton Hicks Contractions (thank goodness!), sore pelvic area (quite an understatement), itchy skin (hello, cocoa butter!), & weird skin allergies. Attractive.
Energy Level: What? I’m supposed to have energy at this point? Oh.
Cravings: Greek yogurt w/ baking chocolate (it tastes like pudding… delicious, protein-filled pudding).
Food Aversions: None at the moment.
Sleep: It has been AWFUL! Although I am constantly so tired, I thrash all night, ruining the bed sheets and pillow assortment, because of my Braxton Hicks. Poor hubs.
Best Moment This Week: Creating my plans for the substitute during my Maternity Leave 🙂
What I’m Thankful For This Week: Four more weeks! Four more weeks!
Funny Story Of This Week: One of my students, who has an insane speech impediment, asking me “Why is your belly so big?”
Weirdest Pregnancy Dream Of This Week: Nothing.
How Has My Body Changed This Week: I have an “outie”.